An interdisciplinary effort among the College of Arts and Sciences and several schools across campus results in a $2.5 million grant.
A one-year, 20 percent increase in research grants elevates UAB to No. 10 among public universities receiving National Institutes of Health funding.
“Twitch,” a film about a young woman’s journey as she is tested for Huntington’s disease, will be previewed on campus.
The new program offers a team approach to weight management, in which the physician, dietitian, behaviorist and exercise trainer play critical roles in helping the patient achieve goals.
Leaders in obesity research and clinical care will provide scientific insight, consumer wellness information and expert spokespersons for the media.
Four researchers, three from UAB and one from Louisiana State University, have been awarded pilot project awards to study the social determinants of obesity and related chronic diseases in the South.
The six-month program offers expert advice from UAB registered dietitians and exercise specialists on meal planning, grocery shopping, healthy cooking, dining out and more.
The award recognizes exceptional faculty mentorship and demonstrates that UAB values the commitment to excellence in mentorship exhibited by its faculty.
More 150 girls from 40 schools in Jefferson and Shelby counties will come to UAB April 20, 2013 to learn about STEM fields.